jQuery Plugin For Side-By-Side Multi Items Pick List

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jQuery Plugin For Side-By-Side Multi Items Pick List

jQuery picklist is an easy-to-use and powerful jQuery plugin that turns a standard multiple selection box into a side-by-side pick list which supports for easily and quickly selecting or removing multiple items.

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  • Fully custmizable via CSS
  • Support for removing items by Double-Clicking
  • Support for rich html content

Basic Usage:

1. Include jQuery library on the page

<script type="text/javascript" src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.1/jquery.min.js"></script>

2. Include other necessary javascript files after jQuery

<script type="text/javascript" src="../jquery.ui.widget.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="../jquery-picklist.js"></script>

3. The HTML

<select id="basic" name="basic" multiple="multiple">
<option value="1">Option 1</option>
<option value="2" selected="selected">Option 2</option>
<option value="3">Option 3</option>
<option value="4" selected="selected">Option 4</option>
<option value="5">Option 5</option>

4. The CSS

.pickList_sourceListContainer, .pickList_controlsContainer, .pickList_targetListContainer {
float: left;
margin: 0.25em;
.pickList_controlsContainer {
text-align: center;
.pickList_controlsContainer button {
display: block;
width: 100%;
text-align: center;
.pickList_list {
list-style-type: none;
margin: 0;
padding: 0;
float: left;
width: 150px;
height: 75px;
border: 1px inset #eee;
overflow-y: auto;
cursor: default;
.pickList_selectedListItem {
background-color: #a3c8f5;
.pickList_listLabel {
font-size: 0.9em;
font-weight: bold;
text-align: center;
.pickList_clear {
clear: both;

5. Call the plugin

<script type="text/javascript">

More Examples

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by awnry. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.